Research Data Analyst (6256U) 14631
Research Data Analyst (6256U) 14631 About Berkeley
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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: February 3, 2021
Located within the world's finest public university and one of the most diverse regions in the nation, the UC Berkeley School of Social Welfare strives to transform the systems that perpetuate poverty and social disadvantage. Berkeley Social Welfare develops effective leaders and scholars committed to solving complex social problems; produces, disseminates and utilizes research to improve social-service delivery and policy through critical thinking and evidence-based knowledge; and prepares the next generation of culturally-competent social workers, researchers and teachers dedicated to serving the most vulnerable members of our society.
Within the School, the Sexual Health and Reproductive Equity (SHARE) Program is committed to conducting rigorous, community-engaged research to advance the understanding of what it takes for individuals to have the families they envision, to realize reproductive self-determination, and to experience healthy sexuality. This position will support evaluation of the Abundant Birth Project, an unconditional income supplement for pregnant Black and/or Pacific Islander people in San Francisco.
- Assists in developing systems for organizing data to analyze, identify and report trends, including procedures to ensure quality assurance for survey and/or interview data, developing templates for periodic reporting, and completing periodic reports for internal use.
- Gathers and analyzes research data; prepares and summarizes information and / or recommendations. Oversee interview data analysis. Coordinate recruitment, collaborate with community and research partners, and supervise graduate student researchers and undergraduate research assistants as applicable.
- Maintains and develops research gathering, retrieval and reporting systems, including tracking recruitment and retention of participants, ensuring quality of survey data collected, and developing tracking system for interview data.
- Plans studies, including the design of survey instruments, determining the sampling and reporting procedures, developing collaborative relationships with community partners, developing interview guides, and piloting instruments
- Collaborates on the design, documentation, testing and implementation of research studies.
- Conducts statistical studies in support of research proposals and protocols.
- Coordinate collaboration with research partners
- Independently plans limited studies or assists higher level Analysts in large, complex studies.
- May be involved in researching, evaluating and selecting new data reporting products.
- Prepares reports and / or analyses for internal department constituents.
- Train staff, including student and community members, in data collection procedures.
- Working knowledge of research function.
- Working skills in analysis and consultation.
- Skills to communicate complex information in a clear and concise manner both verbally and in writing.
- Experience with community engagement for research studies.
- Background in social science or public health research.
- Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
- Working skills in statistical analysis, systems programming, database design and data security measures.
- Masters's degree in public health or related field and/or equivalent experience/training.
Salary & Benefits
This is an hourly paid (non-exempt) position. Hourly rate will be commensurate with experience.
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
How to Apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
This is a full-time, one-year contract position (eligible for full UC Benefits) that may be eligible for renewal dependent on continued funding.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see:
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